Anglice IRecensere

AppellatioRecensere

NotatioRecensere

Anglica Media: elf
Anglica Antiqua: ælf
← Protogermanice: *albiz, *albaz
? ← Protindeuropaee: *albho-albus

Nomen substantivumRecensere

elf (plur. elves, elfs)

  1. Species larvae fabularis Germanicorum, saepe pumila, tamquam longaevi; opinata frequentare colles et tesca, et tricis lascivis gaudere.
    c. 1595: Every elf and fairy sprite / Hop as light as bird from brierA Midsummer Night's Dream Shaksperi
  2. pumilio (-ōnis, masc.) || homo minisculus → dwarf
  3. (phantasia moderna) Species hominidae magici, saepe sagittarii silvicolae.

Dictiones derivataeRecensere

Anglice IIRecensere

AppellatioRecensere

NotatioRecensere

A sensu nominis.

Verbum temporaleRecensere

elf

  1. † Lascivie implicare.
    1605: elf all my hair in knotsKing Lear Shaksperi